January 21, 2018
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NZ vs PAK Match Prediction Fantasy Team News

By Rajib Kar

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st T20I Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions

Pakistan tour of New Zealand, 2018

After sealing the ODI series by 5-0, host New Zealand is ready to take on Pakistan in the first T20I at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. Pakistan will start this three-match series with more energy and fresh enthusiasm. The NZ vs PAK match preview is listed below.

When and where:

Series: Pakistan tour of New Zealand, 2018

Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington

Date: Jan 22, 2018

Local Time: 16:00 Hrs

Match Type: T20 Cricket Match

Dream 11 closing: Jan 22, 2018 – 15:00 Hrs

Pitch Report:

Like most of the stadiums in New Zealand, the Westpac Stadium uses a drop-in pitch. Rain may play a crucial role in this match.

Venue Stats:

Average 1st innings score: 152

Average 2nd innings score: 126

Highest Total: 196/5 (20 Overs) by NZ vs Pak

Lowest Total: 101/10 (16.1 Overs) by Pak vs NZ

Highest Chased: 163/6 (19 Overs) by NZ vs WI

Lowest Defended: 162/8 (20 Overs) by NZ vs SL

NZ vs PAK Team News:

New Zealand-

  • Host New Zealand has just completed a rare series whitewash against Pakistan.
  • The side is expected to play the T20 series under Kane Williamson with same playing combination.


  • Pakistan’s former skipper, Shoaib Malik, will miss the T20 series. He has returned home from New Zealand after suffering a freak head injury during the third ODI match.

NZ vs PAK Squads:

New Zealand-

Kane Williamson (Cap), Glenn Phillips (WK), Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Anaru Kitchen, Tom Bruce, Mitchell Santner, Ben Wheeler, Seth Rance, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee


Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Amin, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Aamer Yamin, Rumman Raees, Mohammad Amir

NZ vs PAK Probable Playing XI

New Zealand-

Kane Williamson (Cap), Glenn Phillips (WK), Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Mitchell Santner, Tom Bruce


Sarfraz Ahmed (Cap, WK), Fakhar Zaman, Umar Amin, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Aamer Yamin, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz

Note: The NZ vs PAK match preview listed here is based on our research and understanding. We urge you to choose your own playing XI.

NZ vs PAK Key Players:

Glenn Phillips

Ross Taylor

Ish Sodhi

Fakhar Zaman

Mohammad Nawaz

Babar Azam

NZ vs PAK Fantasy Team Prediction:

Note: Kindly revisit our website before the NZ Vs PAK match deadline and get the final update from our dream XI experts.

Rajib Kar

If cricket is a religion, I'm a religious person. I just love to play this game. I also enjoy watching, reading, and writing about the cricketing events across the globe.

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